TC TO THOMAS ERSKINE ; 15 September 1840; DOI: 10.1215/lt-18400915-TC-TE-01; CL 12: 260
TC TO THOMAS ERSKINE
[ca. 15 September 1840]
I have got lately, not till very lately, to fancy that I see in Cromwell one of the greatest tragic souls we have ever had in this kindred of ours. The matter is Past; but it is among the great things of the Past, which, seen or unseen, never fade away out of the Present.